Wednesday News Round-Up for December 14th

Yes, things are a little s-l-o-w with the countdown to the holidays, but there is still news to be had.  Take the time to check out the latest while you’re here.  Magazines with an asterisk* are listed in the Wooden Horse Database.

GLAMOUR* will debut a major redesign for the print magazine and the website in March 2012.  Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive  says the changes will include new columns and contributors.  Ad pages at the magazine are down by seven percent this year and sales are down 17:% through the end of October…

OK! WEEKLY* magazine will revise its printing schedule, closing on Thursday and hitting newsstands the following Wednesday.  The staff also will go to a four day work-week…

SCRIPT MAGAZINE was acquired by F+W Media from Final Draft Inc, and the print magazine now will be shuttered.  Current subscribers to the magazine will receive WRITER’S DIGEST in its place for the remainder of their subscription period…

WINGMAN, the Air Force’s quarterly safety magazine has transitioned to an online-only format.    The shift was made for efficiency and cost savings.  Find the current and future issues at http://www.wingmanmagazine.af.mil…

FLORIDA UNDERWRITER MAGAZINE will cease publication with the December issue, after 27 years in print.  Publisher Summit Business Media, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January, cited uncertainty surrounding digital mediums and the difficult economic climate…

ESSENCE* appointed new fashion editor Celia Smith, celia.smith@essence-online.com…

FAMILY CIRCLE* promoted Danielle Blundell, danielle.blundelle@meredith.com, to senior associate home editor…

NATIONAL JOURNAL* lost managing editor for politics Kathy Kiely…

TIME* named Michael Duffy, Michael_duffy@timemagazine.com, as executive editor…

ORGANIC SPA MAGAZINE* brought in new Editor-in-Chief Robyn Griggs Lwrence, robyn@organicspamagazine.com, replacing Mary Bemis, who left the publication…

CHARLOTTE URBAN HOME named Anne Marie Ashley, annemariea@urbanhomemagazine.com, as managing editor…

C MAGAZINE tapped Greg Lamp, greg.lamp@chsinc.com, as the publication’s new editor…

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